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WATCH: South Africans share their opinions on public breastfeeding

Public breastfeeding has been a topic of discussion around the world lately, with us celebrating breastfeeding week this month. Here's what SA moms had to say about it.

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The real reason Serena Williams stopped breastfeeding

Even champions find parenting tough! A new clothing line coupled with a gruelling training schedule for the upcoming US Open are demanding on new-mom Serena, who says she is still working hard on her work, life, and parenting balance.

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The benefits of breastfeeding

You know breast is best. Here’s why.

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Is your baby getting enough milk?

If only breasts had a built-in millilitre measure! Here’s how to judge your status as a cow.

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‘I have no intention or desire to flash you my boob’ – Jo-Ann Strauss on breastfeeding

Former Miss South Africa Jo-Ann Strauss recently shared a heartfelt post on Instagram in celebration of Breastfeeding Week.

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IN PICTURES: Breastfeeding moms rule the world

We're going hard for World Breastfeeding Week honouring moms in high places who refuse to accept public breastfeeding as a taboo.

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WATCH: "Breastfeeding in public is an act of love"

Thousands of women gathered in protest to destigmatise public breastfeeding in Colombia. Warning: you may see a breast or two!

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29 reasons why breastfeeding makes sense

Breastmilk is the only food a baby needs. Here an expert breaks down the benefits of breastfeeding for mothers, babies and communities.

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"Endangering society's moral fabric"? These Indian moms fight back against breastfeeding bashers

In India, you can be charged with nudity, obscenity and endangering society's moral fabric if you breastfeed in public. Here are the warriors who set out to change society's perceptions.

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Chrissy Teigen reveals her secret to saving spilled breast milk

Chrissy Teigen has revealed her secret to save spilled breast milk – a syringe.

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SA babies need more exclusive breastfeeding, less mixed feeding

We're not saying there's anything wrong with formula milk if prescribed by your doctor, but South Africa’s health department should be educating health workers on the benefits of exclusive breastfeeding and the risks of mixed feeding.

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Why the US pro-formula milk policy is not about families, but money

We're not saying there's no space for formula milk if your doctor has recommended it, but indiscriminately promoting breast-milk substitutes to bolster the industry?

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Serena Williams admits she thought breastfeeding would make her skinnier

Serena Williams admits that she thought breastfeeding daughter Alexis Ohanian Jnr would make her skinnier.

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Pregnancy and breastfeeding during the month of Ramadan

If you've ever wondered whether fasting during the month of Ramadan is permitted while you're pregnant or breastfeeding, this article compiled by Laura UmmSalah Pistorius explains it all, complete with verses from the Quran and the ruling on paying in those missed days.

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How to store expressed breastmilk

Not sure about what the proper method is to storing expressed breastmilk? Well, here you go.

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Breastfeeding myths busted

Planning to breastfeed? Here are our top tips, facts (and myth busters) to help make your experience happy and trouble-free.

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Where to begin when breastfeeding multiples

If you’re expecting multiples, the idea of successfully breastfeeding your twins or triplets probably seems a little overwhelming. But it’s possible – with the right strategy and plenty of support.

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Donate breastmilk and save lives!

By donating your breastmilk, you can help save the lives of premature infants and ensure that other moms can also give their babies the best possible start to life, writes Riëtte Grobler

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WATCH: When introducing weaning to your baby gets you laser beam stares

Her mother tried an interesting weaning method and the look on her child's face is just priceless. We searched for what other moms had to say about changing feeding methods.

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Serena Williams, I'll ask my gogo to email you...

Serena asked, our readers responded. The WHO recommends breastfeeding from 6 to 24 months, and our readers thought they'd throw in their advice as well.

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Serena Williams wants to know when to stop breastfeeding

New mom Serena Williams is struggling with a common dilemma: when to stop breastfeeding.

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Yes, you can breastfeed with large breasts

Lactation consultant and former La Leche League leader Kim Norton shares some advice.

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Mom with 40KK breasts too scared to breastfeed her son – in case she ‘suffocated’ him

"Throughout my pregnancy, I was adamant that I wanted to breastfeed but the size of my breasts ruined it."

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Is breastfeeding older children wrong?

It may be uncommon in the Western world but that doesn't make it wrong, does it? Adding a new dimension to the never-ending breastfeeding battle.
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